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Cold sore or zit? Started as red bump in corner of lips, tried to pop like zit (no white head), crust formed, traces left 2 weeks later

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In brief: Cold sores

It is most likely a cold sores.
If this is the first time you have it , most likely you have been exposed to somebody with it. It is caused by Herpes virus. Sometimes treatment is needed esp if it become recurrent.

In brief: Cold sores

It is most likely a cold sores.
If this is the first time you have it , most likely you have been exposed to somebody with it. It is caused by Herpes virus. Sometimes treatment is needed esp if it become recurrent.
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